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Published:
2 April 2020
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Shocks and extreme events

Worldwide almost 2.4 million people die due to an occupational disease, compared to 0.38 million that die because of a work accident. Insurance covering occupational diseases is an important pillar of social security and a safety net to all workers who may be exposed to chemical, physical or

Published:
25 February 2020
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Transportation

In October 2019, the European Occupational Health and Safety Symposium "Vision Zero in the Waste Industry" took place in Hamburg. The event was organized by the ISSA Section on Prevention in Transportation.

Published:
28 June 2019
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
About the ISSA
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in Trade, Goods Logistics and Port Handling

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is boosting its work on occupational safety and health in the trade sector, by establishing an international section on Prevention in Trade, Goods logistics and Port handling.

Published:
11 April 2019
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Safety and health at work
Commission: / Section
Section on Electricity, Gas and Water
Section on Prevention in the Construction Industry

On 20 February 2019 the Award Ceremony of the Indian Safety Song and Video Contest 2019 took place in the framework of the International Vision Zero Conference in Mumbai, India.